Over the last few years, MRFs have seen a rise in OCC and fiber contamination. This trend has worsened since the start of the pandemic in 2020 with an influx of OCC and mixed paper. MRF operators struggle with contaminated streams resulting in higher sorting costs.

Check out this RPN interview with one of CP Group’s product development engineers, Nick Davis, as he discusses strategies and new technologies that safely and efficiently achieve high-purity output at the MRF.

This article originally appeared in the April 2021 issue of Recycling Product News.